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why is every whole number an integer?

Math 8R 
Ms. Sue
That's the definition of integer.
http://www.mathsisfun.com/wholenumbers.html 
Math 8R 
Sonya
Because integers are negative or positive whole numbers they can never be rational or irrational numbers.

Math 8R 
Laruen
Thanks you Ms. Sue for the info. and thank you Sonya for including that! :)

Math 8R 
Ms. Sue
You're welcome, Laruen.

Math 8R 
Laruen
Sonya  integers can be rational numbers
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